LACES Editorial committee

 Editorial Board

  • Dr. Ovidio A. García-Villareal (Editor-in-Chief)
  • Dr. Walter Gomes (Associate Editor)
  • Dr. Daniel Navia (Associate Editor)
  • Dr. Mateo Marin-Cuartas (Associate Editor)
  • Dr. Dario Cabeza (Adjunct Editor)


 Guest Editors

  • Dr. Alejandro Escobar
  • Dr. Daniel Espinoza
  • Dr. Eduardo Saadi
  • Dr. Eduardo Turner
  • Dr. Fernando Moraes
  • Dr. Gerardo Soca
  • Dr. Joao Carlos Leal
  • Dr. José Antonio Heredia-Delgado
  • Dr. Juan Carlos Espinoza
  • Dr. Juan José Paganini
  • Dr. Juan Santiago Jaramillo
  • Dr. Mariano Vrancic
  • Dr. Victorio Carlos Carosella


All clinicians and researcher in the cardiovascular and thoracic field are welcome to use the LACES online platform for submission and peer-review publication of scientific audiovisual content, original articles, case reports, surgical technique videos and editorial comments. The submitted articles will be accepted for publication after a peer-review process.

The aim of this online site is to provide an inclusive platform that allows the active academic participation of Latin American cardiac, thorax, vascular and endovascular surgeons. Contributors from all around the world are also invited to submit their work!